Daniel H. Beachy
Daniel H. Beachy, 97, Goshen, died at 9:48 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 19, 1922 in LaGrange County, to Henry and Emma (Bontrager) Beachy.
On Nov. 11, 1943 in Elkhart County, he married Viola Miller; she survives.
Survivors in addition to his wife are daughter, Wilda (Ron) Mast, Millersburg; four sons, Elmer (Rosetta) Beachy, Goshen, Richard (Ruby) Beachy, Champaign, Illinois, Lavern (Joan) Beachy, Middlebury, Wilmer (Deb) Beachy, Wolcottville; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; four sisters, Susie Schlabach, Goshen, Katie (Amos) Miller, Middlebury, Amanda Christner, Topeka, Ida Christner, Mongo; brother, Levi Beechy, Humansville, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Joni Beachy; and sister, Amanda Schrock.
Daniel was a charter member of Woodlawn Mennonite Church. He worked construction and volunteered at Menno Hof and Mennonite Disaster Service. He managed 5 ½ years at MCC Great Lakes and 14 years at the Depot. He was the treasurer and a long time board member at Clinton Christian School and served on the Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale for many years. At 90 years old, Daniel authored his autobiography, Home Alone at thirteen.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, and 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Woodlawn Mennonite Church, 62861 CR 41, Goshen. There will also be one hour of viewing prior to the 10 a.m. funeral service Thursday, Aug. 29, also at the church. Services will be conducted by the Woodlawn Ministry Team. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorials may be given to Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS).
Online condolences may be offered at millerstewartfuneralhome.com.
Published on August 26, 2019


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